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Married People More Likely to Bounce Back After Surgery

Married People More Likely to Bounce Back After Surgery

  Washington, United States – People who are married are more likely to bounce back after heart surgery than those who are divorced, separated or widowed, US researchers said. The study ...

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Scientists Appeal for Ambitious Microbiome Study

Scientists Appeal for Ambitious Microbiome Study

  Miami, United States – A group of 48 scientists from 50 US institutions called for more ambitious research into the tiny microorganisms that play a huge role in health, energy ...

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Constipation Drug Extends Survival for Cancer Patients

Constipation Drug Extends Survival for Cancer Patients

  Los Angeles, United States – A drug that is given to late-stage cancer patients to help ease the constipation brought on by morphine has been shown to extend their lives, ...

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Hepatitis C Drugs Tied to Potentially Lethal Liver Damage: US

Hepatitis C Drugs Tied to Potentially Lethal Liver Damage: US

  Washington, United States – Two drugs used to treat hepatitis C could cause liver damage, leading in some cases to death, the US Food and Drug Administration warned. Some patients ...

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MSF Kunduz Attack

MSF Kunduz Attack

  MSF Kunduz attack: IHFFC awaits agreement from US and Afghanistan to proceed with independent investigation 14 October 2015: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been informed that the International Humanitarian ...

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New York Declares War on Synthetic Cannabis

New York Declares War on Synthetic Cannabis

  New York, United States – New York declared war Tuesday on synthetic cannabis, otherwise known as K2, responsible for thousands of emergency-room visits this year alone and far more dangerous ...

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Early, Intense Intervention Helps Schizophrenics Recover

Early, Intense Intervention Helps Schizophrenics Recover

  Miami, United States – Talk therapy coupled with early intervention and low doses of anti-psychotic medication can be more effective for people with schizophrenia than routine treatment, a major US ...

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Women Urged to Wait Until 45 for Breast Cancer Screenings

Women Urged to Wait Until 45 for Breast Cancer Screenings

  Miami, United States – In a controversial shift, a leading US medical association urged women to wait until the age of 45 before getting an annual mammogram to screen for ...

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Supplements Blamed for 23,000 Emergency Visits Each Year

Supplements Blamed for 23,000 Emergency Visits Each Year

  Miami, United States – Over the counter supplements, including vitamins, sexual enhancements and weight loss aids, are being blamed for 23,000 visits to US emergency rooms each year, according to ...

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Scientists Identify Protein Key to Alzheimer’s Treatment

Scientists Identify Protein Key to Alzheimer’s Treatment

  Washington, United States – A protein that appears to be key in the development of Alzheimer’s disease has been identified by scientists who say the discovery could provide a new ...

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